Melinda Tankard Reist to give Bishop Manning Lecture 2016

This year's topic is ‘Why sex is not work: Stories from the sex trade. How should we respond?’

Bishop Manning Lecture on 20 September 2016

Most Rev Kevin Manning, Bishop Emeritus of Parramatta.

Most Rev Kevin Manning, Bishop Emeritus of Parramatta.

The Bishop Manning Lecture is a leading Church forum hosted by the Catholic Commission for Employment Relations in celebration of the significant pastoral and social justice achievements of Most Rev Kevin Manning, Bishop Emeritus of Parramatta.

This year’s lecture, ‘Why sex is not work: Stories from the sex trade. How should we respond?’, will be delivered by Melinda Tankard Reist in Sydney. Melinda is an author, speaker, media commentator, blogger and advocate for women and girls. She is best known for her work addressing sexualisation, objectification, harms of pornography, sexual exploitation, trafficking and violence against women.

Melinda is author of five books and a media commentator, having appeared on radio and TV programs including the ABC’s Q&A and The Gruen Sessions. Melinda is co-founder of the grassroots campaigning movement, Collective Shout: for a world free of sexploitation, exposing corporations, advertisers and marketers who objectify women and sexualise girls to sell products and services.
Date: Tuesday 20 September 2016.

Arrive 5.30pm for a 6pm start, Kirribilli Club, 11 Harbourview Crescent, Lavender Bay. Drinks and canapés will be served following the lecture. 

Tickets are free, but places are strictly limited. Registrations essential, click here.

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